Wellington On A Plate is a wonderful celebration of our industry and its talents. It is also one of the longest and most stressful months for hospo workers. This year it comes at a particularly tricky time, being shifted by COVID-19 right into exam time for students. This is also just as the weather is… Continue reading Working WOAP? We’ll stop by with a pick me up.
Today, 3 October 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the World Federation of Trade Unions. The WFTU shows us what a trade union should be, not just something that fights for your rights at work, but an organisation that is anti-fascist, anti-sexist, anti-imperialist, and anti-capitalist.
Dear friends and comrades, Lots of you have probably heard the news that Auckland has a new COVID-19 case and has been placed into Level 3 restrictions until Friday, at which time the Ministry of Health hopes to understand more about the origin of the case so that response measures can be taken. Until this… Continue reading COVID-19: To all HWU Members
The Hospo Workers Union (HWU), a rank-and-file union of hospo workers for hospo workers is endorsing the policy proposal of the Green Party for a hospitality sector working group that brings together trade unions, employers and the Government to jointly chart a more sustainable future for the hospitality industry. “The hospitality industry is one of… Continue reading Union backs Green Party call for hospitality sector working group
The Hospo Workers Union (HWU) is calling for greater attention to be paid to the health and safety of workers on May Day, including a government supply of primary protective equipment to workers of all businesses operating during the pandemic alert plan. While we may have avoided a significant ‘first wave’ of COVID-19, many hospitality… Continue reading Hospo union calls for increased worker protections during COVID-19 recovery
This International Working Women’s day we take a moment to reflect on the immeasurable contributions of countless women who, throughout history, have fought for, striked for, and spearheaded the struggle for peace and bread. Inspired by the incredible wāhine of the past and present, HWU has strengthened our resolve to end the gendered pay gap… Continue reading Celebrating Working Women’s Day
We know that Valentine’s Day is one of the worst shifts of the year — so the union is here to make it a bit better. The Hospo Workers Union is offering a free Valentine’s Day mid-shift care package with some treats to keep you alive for the rest of the night. This is only… Continue reading Working hospo on Valentine’s Day? We’ll drop off a care package.